The Game Awards 2018 Highlights!

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Another Game Awards show has come by, and with that came a plethora of awesome awards, and announcements! The award list this year was stellar with an amazing line up of games. The awards that were given out last night were…

  • Game of The Year: God of War
  • Best Ongoing Game: Fortnite
  • Best Game Direction: God of War
  • Best Narrative: Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Art Direction: Return of The Obra Dinn
  • Best Score/Music-Presented by Spotify: Red Dead Redemption 2 
  • Best Audio Design-Presented by DolbyRed Dead Redemption 2 
  • Best Performance: Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption 2 
  • Games For Impact: Celeste
  • Best Independent Game: Celeste 
  • Best Mobile Game: Florence 
  • Best VR/AR Game: Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  • Best Action Game: Dead Cells
  • Best Action/Adventure Game: God of War
  • Best Role Playing Game: Monster Hunter: World 
  • Best Fighting Game: Dragon Ball Fighterz
  • Best Family Game: Overcooked 2 
  • Best Strategy Game: Into the Breach
  • Best Sports/Racing Game: Forza Horizon 4
  • Best Multiplayer: Fortnite 
  • Best Student Game: Combat 2018
  • Best Debut Indie Game: The Messenger 

Some of the games on this list were almost obvious. Especially with titles such as Red Dead being on the list. I cannot argue with many of these choices tho, and especially with my favorite game winning game of the year. Along side all of the awards given out, there was also a good amount of game announcements!

Far Cry New Dawn! 

The newest Far Cry, will be a direct sequel to Far Cry 5, and taking place after the devastating end for the previous game. The cult Edens Gate is returning as the big baddie, and all around the game looks amazing! I cannot wait to finish off the story of Edens Gate, and see what takes place. Far Cry New Dawn will be out Feb. 15 2019!

Anthem Get’s More News. 

The next (and best) looking trailer for Anthem came out, setting some of the scene for what this game will be. This trailer makes the game seem way darker than I first anticipated, and actually for the first time I’m pretty excited for what this game could be. Anthem will be out on February 22nd 2019!

Crash Team Racing is Back! 

This game used to be a childhood favorite for so many, and now we can all relive those 1999 memories soon! Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is coming on June 21st, 2019!

Obsidian’s New Title Seems Very Similar…

The new Obsidian title is called The Outer Worlds, and it looks like a Fallout in space! With similar RPG elements to Fallout New Vegas. I Cannot wait to play this game! The Outer Worlds is set to release sometime in 2019!

PUBG Gets a Winter Map. 

As of last night PUBG has a new winter map on the PC testing servers. Vikendi as the map has been named, with the new map we also will get snowmobiles, and new guns. The full release of the map will be in January.

Mortal Kombat 11 Announced.

With an amazingly gory showing, Mortal Kombat got a killer trailer! No release date was said, but it will be coming to Switch! More detail on MK11 will come out on January 17th!

Super Smash + Persona

Smash Bros Ultimate will be getting five DLC packs, and the first to release is Joker from Persona 5. Along with new characters in the DLC packs, new stages and music.

 

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